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CyberKnife: Safer Faster Breast Cancer Treatment

CyberKnife: Safer Faster Breast Cancer Treatment

by ih-ccm admin
It offers improved cosmetic results, less radiation exposure to surrounding tissue, including the heart and lungs, reducing the risk of damage to vital organs and decreases the number of radiation treatments from about 35 over a few months, to 5 treatments done over a few days.

Alternative Therapies for Breast Cancer

Alternative Therapies for Breast Cancer

by Yenny (SU)
One in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, and when they do, they’ll be faced with an important, possibly life-altering decision – choosing the right treatment plan.

CyberKnife Breast Cancer Treatment Takes Less Time & Reduces Risk of Heart & Lung Damage

CyberKnife Breast Cancer Treatment Takes Less Time & Reduces Risk of Heart & Lung Damage

by ih-ccm admin
CyberKnife delivers what is called, Stereotactic Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (SAPBI) treatment, which is a much more pinpointed radiation therapy. It precisely targets and treats only the tumor site, greatly reducing the risk of side effects and damage, leaving surrounding healthy tissue unharmed.

Aggressive Radiation Therapy, Like CyberKnife Improves Survival in Patients with Metastatic Cancer

by ih-ccm admin
A high dose of precision radiation, such as CyberKnife delivers could drastically increase the survival rates of patients with metastatic cancer, and double the time patients live without cancer growth, according to study results..

CyberKnife (SBRT) Doubles 5-Year Survival in Oligometastatic Cancers

by ih-ccm admin
Most patients in phase II trial had up to three metastatic cancers of the prostate, breast, colon, and lung.

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